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Record 12824

Reading Experience:

'I was so ennuyed at my blindness, that one evening I made the Chaplain read me four Sermons, which alleviated my suffering for a time'.
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 1 Nov 1803 and 24 Nov 1803
Country: at sea
Time: evening
Place: other location: on a ship, the Ganges, near Bearhaven
Type of Experience (Reader):
silent aloud unknown
solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown
Type of Experience (Listener):
solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown

Reader/Listener/Reading Group:

Listener:Thomas Fremantle
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: ship's captain
Religion: Christian
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: at sea
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: [unknown]
Title: Sermons
Genre: Sermon
Form of Text: Print: Unknown
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 12824  
Source - Print  
  Author: n/a
  Editor: Anne Fremantle
  Title: The Wynne Diaries
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1940
  Vol: III
  Page: 99
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Anne Fremantle (ed.), The Wynne Diaries (London, 1940), III, p. 99,, accessed: 24 February 2024

Additional comments:

Fremantle was blinded temporarily by an eye inflammation.



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